Paul Fussell Quotes
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I find nothing more depressing than optimism.
The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower the class.
Those who fought know a secret about themselves, and it is not very nice. They have experienced secretly and privately their natural human impulse towards sadism and brutality ... Not only did I learn to kill with a noose of piano wire put around someone's neck from behind, but I learned to enjoy the prospect of killing that way.
Most people who seek attention and regard by announcing that they're writing a novel are actually so devoid of narrative talent that they can't hold the attention of a dinner table for thirty seconds, even with a dirty joke.
They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don't think it's possible for you to miss me as much as I'm missing you right now
Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.